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Pledge and Ride @ Gilroy Gardens!

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Pledge to Ride and attend the Fourth Annual Gilroy Ride the Gardens event!

Gilroy’s cycing advocates and Gilroy Gardens is happy to host the Fourth Annual Ride the Gardens event on May 17, 5:00 PM. Tickets are free of charge but participants must register to ride. Load up those bicycles, push scooters and the family to enjoy Gilroy’s horticulture and family showcase on two wheels. The only rides operating will the ones you power. All riders of bicycles and scooters are welcome!

By registering to ride you will receive a free Bike to Wherever Messenger Bag at the event. Expect to see many of your neighborhood friends. Gilroy’s Mayor Marie Blankley will be there to greet everyone and ride around as well.

Helmets must be worn while riding.

This event is limited to 500 people and all participants must bring their eventbrite ticket. Whether you bike every day or once every couple of months – to work, to school, to the farmer’s market, to the library – you’re invited to join thousands in celebration of the humble bicycle. May is Bike Month, and you, your friends, and your family are welcome to ride with us on May 16, 17 and 18 for Bike to Wherever Days. Will you pledge to ride?

When you pledge to ride, you can get a free Bike to Wherever Days 2024 tote bag on the days of the event (if you get to a station before they run out) and you will be entered into a random drawing for prizes as well. You’ll also be kept in the loop about Energizer Stations in your neighborhood and SVBC’s Bike Bash celebration taking place in your county!

Riders at any skill and age are welcome. Just by biking, you’ll be helping SVBC on its mission to build healthier and more just communities. We want as many people as possible to take the pledge and to ride. Whether you’re pledging to bicycle to work, run a quick errand, or take a trip to wherever on just one day or every day of month – every bike makes a difference. Getting friends and family to pledge as well will maximize both your impact and the amount of fun we can all have together!

To Pledge to Ride and get your FREE Bike to Wherever Day Bag as well as win prizes:

1) Complete this Pledge to Ride registration (Pledging is free, donations are optional but welcome!). The deadline is by end of day May 18!

2) On Thursday May 16, Friday May 17, or Saturday May 18:

  • Bike to an Energizer Station location in San Mateo or Santa Clara counties.
  • Show your Eventbrite ticket on your phone or on paper
  • Pickup your FREE BTWD Bag and other goodies !

Note that bag quantities are limited and some Energizer Stations may run out, so get on your bike early. For a picture of the bag this year, scroll to the bottom of this page.

More about Bike Month and Bike to Wherever Days

Visit https://bikesiliconvalley.org/BTWD/ to learn even more.

When you register, consider making a donation to support Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition’s goal to make it safer for all of us to bike.

Let’s all get rolling! Bicycling is one of the best ways to reduce climate change as well as get healthy, save money, and have FUN!!!

Here are 35 great reasons to bike!

Check out the Bike to Wherever Days Virtual Swag Bag!

Rewards for commuting by bike and transit, cool maps, 20% off at Sports Basement, VTA’s 6 FREE Guaranteed Rides Home, and more. The 2024 bag is under construction, with surprises — keep checking back!

Give back, Become a Donor, and Get a FREE Jersey: Donate $135 or More, Add Your Size & Gender in Checkout Comments!

Review the sizing chart here or Try Jakroo’s Free Size Recommendation Service. Buy accordingly there are NO refunds or exchanges.

Show your donation receipt to a Staff or Volunteer for a donation made during May Bike Month and get a FREE t-shirt for a $30 donation or FREE jersey for a $135+ donation.

Pick up your commemorative tee or jersey at SVBC’s Bike Bash on May 18th, select Energizer Stations May 16th-18th, or SVBC’s headquarters on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 9 am and 5 pm. Email us and let us know you’re coming to pick up your goodies.

Limited quantities and sizes are available. First come First Served. Jersey questions? Email us.


Can’t ride a bike? It is fine to ride a scooter, trike, or a tandem too! Check out these options for you!

Many Thanks to the 2024 Bike to Wherever Days Sponsors!

This program wouldn’t be possible without the support of Sponsors, Volunteers, and Donors like you!

Interested in joining Silicon Valley’s leaders and becoming a beacon for safer streets, healthier communities, and a more sustainable Bay Area? Get in touch


May 17
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Gilroy Gardens
3050 Hecker Pass Hwy
Gilroy, CA 95020 United States